Maha gramsabha: A Unique Initiative In Central India

Apart from resistance against mining and implementation of forest rights, what other activities are taking place at the MGS level?

On rights, the Congress manifesto scores over the BJP

An alternative approach to well being ... would democratise the economy, promote healthy living and respect rights of nature too.

Women come out of the woods: collectivisation in rural Maharashtra

Gadchiroli’s women first came together to protest mining in their forests. Now, they’re calling the shots

Recrafting Indian education

Will our children thank us for equipping them well for a future that is unclear?

A brand new yarn: The return of handloom weaving in Kutch

Of renewed interest in weaving and about its allure in terms of economics, culture, identity, dignity, convenience, social ties, and innovation.

We need to go beyond self-interest or we’re doomed: Jean Drèze

There is a natural complementarity between research and action which means using non-violent, democratic means to bring about change.

Savitribai Phule: The lady who changed the face of women’s rights in India

A crusader for women's empowerment, she broke all stereotypes and spent her life promoting the noble cause of women’s education.

New Bicycle Department formed at Pune Municipal Corporation!

"the formation of the Bicycle Department is part of the commitment made by the PMC to promote bicycling in the city."

Elections Make a Mockery of Democracy

Day-to-day decisions, including crucial ones that impact a large number of people, are predominantly taken by elected politicians and the bureaucra...

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